Walter Egan Similar Artists

Sammy Johns - 100% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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7 February 1946, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Johns was best known for his one hit single, the 1975 hit ‘Chevy Van’. Between 1963 and 1973, he performed with a band called the Devilles in his home town, recording a number of singles for the Dixie label, none of which were hits outside of the immediate area. In 1973 he signed as a solo artist with the General Rec Read more

Ambrosia - 94% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Los Angeles, California, USA, Ambrosia was formed in 1970 by David Pack (15 July 1952, Huntington Park, California, USA; vocals/guitar), Joe Puerta (b. 2 July 1951; vocals/bass), Burleigh Drummond (drums) and Christopher North (keyboards). Beginning with a lightweight AOR sound, Ambrosia’s albums steadily improved over time as they toughened up their music. They en Read more

Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - 91% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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Looking Glass - 89% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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This New Jersey, USA-based quartet was led by vocalist/guitarist Elliot Lurie (19 August 1948, Brooklyn, New York, USA) with backing from Larry Gonsky (keyboards), Pieter Sweval (b. 13 April 1948, d. 23 January 1990; bass) and Jeffrey Grob (drums). Initially as a mid-heavy rock band, they played the east coast bar circuit for many months before refining their act for record Read more

Andrew Gold - 88% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 August 1951, Burbank, California, USA. This accomplished guitarist/vocalist/keyboard player was the son of two notable musicians. His father, Ernest Gold, composed several film scores, including Exodus, while his mother, Marni Nixon, provided the off-screen singing voice for actors Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Wood in My Fair Lady and West Side Story, respectively. Andrew Go Read more

Atlanta Rhythm Section - 87% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The cream of the studio musicians from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Atlanta Rhythm Section (actually from nearby Doraville, Georgia) came together in 1970 after working at a Roy Orbison recording session. Dean Daughtry (8 September 1946, Kinston, Alabama, USA; keyboards) and drummer Robert Nix had been members of Orbison’s backing group, the Candymen, and both Daughtry an Read more

Little River Band - 86% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Prior to the success of AC/DC, Air Supply, Men At Work and INXS, the Little River Band were probably Australia’s most successful international rock band. Evolving out of Mississippi, who had previously spent much time working in London, former members Graham Goble (15 May 1947, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; guitar), Beeb Birtles (b. Gerard Bertelkamp, 28 Novembe Read more

Pablo Cruise - 86% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s
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Formed in 1973, this San Francisco-based band was founded when ex-members of Stoneground, Cory Lerios (California, USA; keyboards/vocals) and Steve Price (b. California, USA; drums), were joined by Bud Cockrell (b. Missouri, USA; bass) and David Jenkins (b. Florida, USA; vocals/guitar) from It’s A Beautiful Day. 1975’s Pablo Cruise enjoyed critical acclaim for its Read more

Nick Gilder - 76% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 December 1951, London, England. Gilder is best known for the 1978 hit ‘Hot Child In The City’, which reached number 1 in the US. Gilder moved to Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 10 and after leaving high school formed a band called Rasputin. This band eventually became known as Sweeney Todd, and they charted in the US with their 1976 single ‘Roxy Roller Read more

Bob Welch - 74% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Welch, 31 July 1946, Los Angeles, California, USA. Singer-songwriter Welch, the son of a movie producer and an actress, was raised in Hollywood. After studying as a French major at UCLA, Welch joined the R&B band Ivory Hudson And The Harlequins, who later changed their name to Seven Souls before breaking up in 1969 after failing to secure a recording contract. Wel Read more

Blues Image - 73% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Known mainly for their 1970 US number 4 hit, ‘Ride Captain Ride’, Blues Image was a quintet from Tampa, Florida, USA. Formed in the mid-60s, they began as a trio featuring Mike Pinera (29 September 1948, Tampa, Florida, USA; guitar/vocals), Joe Lala (b. Tampa, Florida, USA; drums) and Manuel Bertematti (b. 1946, Tampa, Florida, USA; percussion). In 1966 Malcolm Jon Read more

Gary Wright - 73% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 April 1945, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. Wright attracted the attention of Island Records label owner Chris Blackwell when his rock group, the New York Times, supported Traffic on a 1967 tour of Scandinavia. An accomplished singer, composer and keyboard player, Wright was invited to join UK signing Art, whose career was bereft of direction. The revitalized unit, renamed Sp Read more

Orleans - 71% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US soft rock outfit was formed in 1972 by John Hall (Baltimore, Maryland, USA; guitar/vocals), Larry Hoppen (guitar/vocals) and Wells Kelly (d. 1984; drums/keyboards/vocals). Drawing from a variety of sources - country, rock, soul and calypso - Orleans acquired a cult following as one of the more intelligent mainstream bands of their era. With Larry Hoppen’s brothe Read more

England Dan & John Ford Coley - 69% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Starbuck - 69% match to Walter Egan

Genres: Pop / Rock
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